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LOOK: Kim Chiu receives expensive Chanel bag from Kris Aquino

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May. 16, 19 | 11:26 am

Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu showed her followers on Instagram the expensive gift that she has received from social media personality Kris Aquino.

Chiu posted a series of videos on her Instagram stories wherein she opened the said gift.

As seen in the photos that Chiu uploaded, Aquino gave her the an orange padded bag with the iconic Chanel CC lock. Attached to the gift was a handwritten note from Aquino.

Chiu expressed her gratitude to Aquino by saying, “We may not see each other always, please know that I will always be here for you no matter what. I miss you! Take care of your health ate! Praying that you stay strong amidst everything.”

According to Chanel’s website, its classic lambskin mini flap bag with gold-tone metal is sold for $3,200 or around P168,000 based on current exchange rates.

Aquino and Chiu became good friends after they have worked together in the films “All You Need is Pag-Ibig” and “Etiquette for Mistresses”.

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